September 19, 1989 |
First-time movie director Rick Pamplin was in Glendale recently shooting a low-budget action film when the cops burst in. Pamplin, it seems, didn't have a police permit to film at the warehouse where he was staging scenes for "Provoked," a shoot-'em-up feature about a hostage taking. But the police crackdown--complete with squad cars and a helicopter--wasn't really a bust for Pamplin. "I, of course, filmed the police helicopter so I could put it in my movie," Pamplin explained later.
September 17, 1987 |
They are men who shun pain and never back down from a fight. They drink, smoke and drive fast--without wearing seatbelts. They used to be called macho. Now psychologists are calling them femiphobics. "Every man has femiphobia, or fear of being female, to some degree because it's so much a part of our culture," said psychologist Denis O'Donovan. "For some, the fear makes them exaggerate certain behaviors that are actual hazards to their health and longevity."
May 14, 1995 |
Sitting in her Tustin office, Sharon Kaplan Roszia recounts her early career in adoptions and shakes her head. "When I look back on it, I think, 'Oh my God, how did I do that?"' she says. "It was what we did then." Then was the mid-'60s, in Phoenix. Roszia had a master's degree in social work from Arizona State University and had done stints in probation and the Juvenile Court investigators office.